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Dead Leaf Grasshopper

Chorotipus gallinaceus

Description:

It's wings looks very similar with the dead leaf. the color is brown. so hard to find

Habitat:

Land (where there are so many dead leaf)

39 Comments (1–25)

JordiPrats
JordiPrats 7 years ago

nice finding Gunawan!

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 7 years ago

This is the coolest looking grasshopper!!! That critter is now on my list of critters to see :D Thank you for sharing!

GunawanMuhammad
GunawanMuhammad 10 years ago

Hi S Frazier, thank you so much for the information, I am so flattered to be featured on the blog :)

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 10 years ago

Hi GunawanMuhammad. Your spotting is featured in the new PN blog post via a link! Cheers
http://projectnoah.tumblr.com/post/58511...

GunawanMuhammad
GunawanMuhammad 11 years ago

Thanks Jason!

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 11 years ago

Amazing!

GunawanMuhammad
GunawanMuhammad 11 years ago

Thank you so much for the apreciation! Come to Borneo :)

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 11 years ago

Very cool great spot !

AgnesAdiqueTalavera
AgnesAdiqueTalavera 11 years ago

First time I've seen a grasshopper like this... simply awesome!

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 11 years ago

What an incredible find Gunawan. Beautiful

travellingchez
travellingchez 11 years ago

Great. The more spottings and spotters we have the easier it will be to try to out names to unknown spottings.

GunawanMuhammad
GunawanMuhammad 11 years ago

Thanks travellingchez, yes it is so hard to find, I was just lucky :)

Thanks for the information about the mission, I've joined already and will discover more Indonesian arthropods, I ask my students to join also :)

travellingchez
travellingchez 11 years ago

What a great spot. I can imagine they are very hard to find.

Would you consider adding this to Arthropods of Indonesia mission. It's here if you are interested. http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1773...

GunawanMuhammad
GunawanMuhammad 11 years ago

@all. been busy lately, thank you so much for the comments, still discovering for the next unique organisms in Borneo

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 11 years ago

Fascinating!

GunawanMuhammad
GunawanMuhammad 11 years ago

Thanks all for your comments! I really appreciate your suggestions about the missions and the genus (or species) :)

@JuanDiTrani i've joined the mimetic animals mission already thanks :)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 11 years ago

Some websites suggest this genus...
http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/ac...

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 11 years ago

By the way, here's another cool Deadleaf Grasshopper (but in a differento continent) http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/683...

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 11 years ago

Hi GunawanMuhammad, it seems you enter the mimetic animals tag instead enter the Mimetic Animals mission, here's the link http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8015...

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 11 years ago

Great Organism.... wonderful

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 11 years ago

Nice spotting, this is a Chorotypus grasshopper.
In Borneo, you could only get them from deep jungles.
I have only seen one before from Bako, Sarawak.

MariaPomsaharova
MariaPomsaharova 11 years ago

amazing spotting!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 11 years ago

Amazing!

Uday
Uday 11 years ago

amazing!
great find..

RiekoS
RiekoS 11 years ago

I cannot believe that this is not leaf.
Great picture,.

GunawanMuhammad
Spotted by
GunawanMuhammad

Kalimantan Tengah, Indonesia

Spotted on Sep 24, 2012
Submitted on Sep 24, 2012

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